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Insect Detective: Read and Wonder (Paperback)
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“Gently encourages young readers to explore their natural surroundings and observe some of the more commonly found insects in it.” — School Library Journal (starred review)
Right now, all around us, thousands of insects are doing strange and wonderful things: wasps are building nests, ants are collecting food, and dragonflies are readying for the hunt. But it's not always easy to catch sight of these six-legged creatures; you have to know where to look. Guided by this book, readers will happily become insect detectives and find out just what those bugs are up to.
Back matter includes an index.
About the Author
Steve Voake is the author of the Daisy Dawson series and several novels for young adults. He lives in Somerset, England.
Charlotte Voake (Steve’s cousin) is the illustrator of Vivian French’s Caterpillar, Caterpillar and the author-illustrator of many award-winning picture books, including Hello Twins. She lives in Surrey, England.
Gently encourages young readers to explore their natural surroundings and observe some of the more commonly found insects in it.
—School Library Journal (starred review)
A charming and informative introduction to insects.
—Library Media Connection
Young readers will definitely catch the bug when they see this enticing, fact-filled invitation to explore the world of insects.
—Etc. for Her
Provides gentle encouragement to young naturalists to be curious and watchful.
Will surely go down as one of the best picture books of 2010….An expertly crafted, funny, engaging title that should be a part of every collection.
—100 Scope Notes (SLJ blog)
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